How AI is Driving Privacy and Governance Initiatives

Take a deep dive into the relationship between technology and data governance


In Episode 15 of Driven by Data: The Podcast, Kyle Winterbottom is joined by Peggy Tsai, VP of Data Solutions at BigID, where we discuss how Artificial Intelligence is being used to drive governance, management and privacy initiatives.

Having spent 18 years working for some of the biggest names in the financial services industry, Peggy decided she wanted to join a business where she could build products which would have solved a lot of the problems which she encountered throughout her career.

In this episodes she highlights:

  • How they have built a product which;
  1. Uses AI to discover all data that an organisation has
  2. How it can classify data automatically
  3. How it provides a single source of reference
  • Why every business wants to know:
  1. what data they have
  2. where it is
  3. the quality of it
  • Why everyone’s version of the truth is different
  • How 80% of your data is below the surface and not visible
  • Why every business is trying to create a complete asset inventory
  • How AI/ML is being used to expedite that process
  • The relationship between technology and data governance
  • Why focusing on building your data assets allows you to drive more value
  • How doing things right from the start allows organisations to be more scalable, flexible and agile
  • Why analytics often duplicate a lot of work that’s already been done
  • How Privacy and Governance should work together